By Khadija Leon on June 20, 2018
Association football, better known soccer, is a team sport which requires two teams of eleven players whose objective is to score by moving the ball the to the opposing team's goal without using their hands. Played by over 200 million people from over 200 countries, it is the world's most popular sport.
With that, the people who play the game professionally are some of the richest athletes in the world, often signing contracts worth millions of dollars to some of the world's best teams as well as playing for their country.
People come from all over the world and for football players, it is no different. Although there are higher concentrations of footballers coming from certain parts of the world like Spain, France, Brazil, Germany and England, there are also some who come from areas like the Ivory Coast, Sweden, the Netherlands, Argentina, Uruguay and Belgium.
How much of a fan are you and how closely have you been paying attention to the players and their back stories? Are you able to correctly match the successful footballers to countries that they were born in? Only a true football fan can do it, will you be one go them? Take this quiz to find out!